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"rèis sgoinneil"

Translation:a brilliant race

April 6, 2020

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DavidGress2

The pronunciation of the word spelled as "rèis" sounds like "phrìs", which makes no sense here. The leading consonant does not sound like either a broad or slender r-sound to me. It would help if the regional origin of the speakers who are recorded to make the audio files were documented.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jack438146

I notice that "brilliant/sgoinneil) is used frequently not just in Duolingo but in utube videos about the history of Scotland produced by Scots. I think I should use it more often myself.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LyndaParks1

Sounds like freis to me. Thats what i wrote and luckily got marked correct!

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